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Dec 19, 2012 11:00pm PST
a position on that kind of local policy. but new york city has gun buybacks and we found them to be one good tool. but in new york city we are the safest big city in the country, and have relatively few murders per capita and one reason is we have some of the strongest gun laws in the country. but 85% of the guns found in new york city came from somewhere else. one state's weak gun laws affect everybody else's crime rate. >> jennifer: yep. today president obama made this announcement today. >> i have asked the vice president to lead an effort that including members of my cabinet and outside organizations to come up with a set of concrete proportionals no later than january, proposals that i then intend to push without delay. >> jennifer: so he is probably going to put some stuff in his state of the union. what do you expect to come out of the task force? >> the president said a lot of good things and it's fantastic, by the way that he chose vice president biden who is about as smart on these issues and as attuned to law enforcement as anybody in government. but we t
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Dec 20, 2012 3:00am PST
place practically every day in our cities. which hardly gets reported on. but the executive off the white house darn well knows what goes on in -- on the south side of chicago, inner city detroit and new york and los angeles. so jake, keep on asking those questions. we need a stronger press. >> bill: hey john, let me just explain my position here. i think it was a very fair question. you've heard me ask the question if you're a regular. and been very critical. and i've asked questions of jay carney at the briefing about why the president hadn't acted, for example, on the assault weapons ban. i'm just saying there is a way to ask that question which preserves the dignity of the media -- of the press and of the president of the united states. i had a long conversation after the briefing yesterday, for example, with peter baker from "the new york times" and peter said look, that was a legitimate question but he said the way i would have asked it would have been mr. president, you said sunday night that, as a nation, we
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